Gilbert Arlon Watkins and Ruth Ann Creek were married on Oct. 16, 1965, in Franklin, Ky.
They have three daughters, Sherry (Matt) Butler, Robin (Tim) Hodges, and Cindy Burton, all of Auburn. They have five grandchildren, Cassie (John) Harden, Sierra (Corey) Hopper, Lucus Hodges, Callie Butler and Jacob Burton, all of Auburn. They have one great-grandchild, Alexandra Harden.
A small family reception is planned for Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015, at their daughter, Robin Hodges’ home.